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From "Benedikt Ritter (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LANG-900) New RandomUtils class
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2014 13:38:51 GMT

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Benedikt Ritter commented on LANG-900:
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Very nice patch. I'm currently wondering if it may make sense to incorporate {{org.apache.commons.lang3.Range}}
as possible parameter for the nextXxx Methods that take a range. The problem may be, that
the Range class uses inclusive bounds and the nextXxx methods take in inclusive lower and
and exclusive upper bound. WDYT?

> New RandomUtils class
> ---------------------
>
>                 Key: LANG-900
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-900
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Duncan Jones
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: Review Patch, Discussion
>
>         Attachments: RandomUtils.java, RandomUtilsTest.java
>
>
> Attached is a new {{RandomUtils}} class and associated test, which offers some methods
not available in the standard {{Random}} class:
>  - a {{nextBytes(int count)}} method that returns a byte array
>  - versions of {{nextInt}}, {{nextLong}}, {{nextFloat}} and {{nextDouble}} that return
a value within a range.
> Comments very welcome!



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